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The Curious Incident

Novel

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“Prime numbers are what is left when you have taken all the patterns away. I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them.” Theme - rules for living
“Sometimes we get sad about things and we don't like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don't know why we are sad, so we say we aren't sad but we really are.” Theme - truth and lies
“All the other children at my school are stupid. Except I'm not meant to call them stupid, even though this is what they are.” Character - honesty
“...and there was nothing to do except to wait and to hurt.” Character - honesty
“I like dogs. You always know what a dog is thinking. It has four moods. Happy, sad, cross and concentrating. Also, dogs are faithful and they do not tell lies because they cannot talk.” Theme - honesty
“And I know I can do this because I went to London on my own, and because I solved the mystery…and I was brave and I wrote a book and that means I can do anything.” Character - self confidence, growth
This is another reason why I don't like proper novels, because they are lies about things which didn't happen and they make me feel shaky and scared. And this is why everything I have written here is true.” Theme - truth and lies
“Everyone has learning difficulties, because learning to speak French or understanding relativity is difficult.” Character - learning
“And then I thought that I had to be like Sherlock Holmes" Character - detective
“Metaphors are lies.” Theme - truth and lies
I think it should be called a lie because a pig is not like a day and people do not have skeletons in their cupboards." Theme - truth and lies
“I find people confusing.” Character - honesty
"Loving someone is helping them when they get into trouble, and looking after them, and telling them the truth." Theme - love, truth
"Father looks after me when I get into trouble, like coming to the police station, and he looks after me by cooking meals for me, and he always tells me the truth, which means that he loves me.” Theme - love, truth
"Also, dogs are faithful and they do not tell lies because they cannot talk." Theme - truth and lies
Created by: Purdzilla